Patrick R. Levesque, M.D.
LINCOLN - Patrick R. Levesque, M.D., 85, of Old River Road died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of AndrĂ©e (Julien) Levesque. Dr. and Mrs. Levesque were married for 56 years.
Born in Quimby, Maine, a son of the late Louis and Antoinette (Cyr) Levesque, he lived in Cumberland for 34 years before moving to Lincoln 13 years ago.
Dr. Levesque was a general practitioner in Cumberland for 34 years before retiring in 2000. He was also the medical director of Mount St. Rita's Health Centre in Cumberland. He was a graduate of Assumption College and received his Medical Degree from Montreal University. He was a member of the Rhode Island Medical Society.
He was a Korean War Army veteran.
Dr. Levesque had two great loves in his life. His love of Family and friends, and his love of his chosen profession, internal medicine. He came to Rhode Island in 1966 and joined the Medical Staff of Woonsocket Hospital, currently known as Landmark Medical Center, where he remained active throughout his career while maintaining a private practice. He retired from practice in 2000, but continued to care for Nursing Home patients until 2011, when sadly, health issues prevented him from continuing his career.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Melanie Madden and her husband, John of Lincoln; two sons, Philip Levesque and his partner, Tre of Los Angeles, CA and Charles Levesque and his wife, Michelle of Scituate, MA; one sister, Thelma Guerin of Grafton, MA; three brothers, Ivan Levesque of Houlton, ME, Norman Levesque of East Longmeadow, MA and Richard Levesque of Wolfeboro, NH; five grandchildren, Sean and Danielle Madden, and Maddie, Sylvie and Ava Levesque; several nieces and nephews; and his very close friends, Faoud and Maureen Yazbak.
Calling Hours will be held SUNDAY, AUGUST 10 from 2 to 5 P.M. at BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dr. Levesque's memory to Mount St. Rita's Health Centre, 15 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland, RI 02864, or charity of your choice, would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit